Senator Jay Costa

Senator Costa’s Statement on SB 261, Grand Jury Recommendations

HARRISBURG, October 17, 2018 – Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Jr. released the following statement on what transpired tonight on the legislation regarding the grand jury recommendations on child sex abuse: Since first reading its report, I have been a supporter...
Lead Water Lines

Senators Fontana, Costa and Vulakovich Announce Water Line Replacement Dollars

HARRISBURG, October 17, 2018 – State Senators Wayne D. Fontana (D-Allegheny), Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) and Randy Vulakovich (R-Allegheny) today announced $49 million in state funds to replace 28,000 residential lead lateral connections in Pittsburgh. “I am pleased that...
Domestic Violence Awareness

Sen. Costa Releases Statement on HB2060, Protections for Victims of Domestic Violence

Harrisburg – October 3, 2018 – State Sen. Jay Costa  released a statement on HB2060, Protections for Victims of Domestic Violence: "Today is an historic day. We have finally passed substantive legislation to protect the victims of domestic violence, and it goes to...
Work Zone

Senator Costa Applauds the Passage of Automated Speed Enforcement for Workzones

HARRISBURG, PA, October 2, 2018 − After years of debate, today the Pennsylvania Senate passed Senate Bill 172 which allows for automated speed enforcement for active work zones. “Active construction zones on highways can be dangerous places – both for drivers and for...
Clean Fuel

Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, Jr. Submits Written Testimony to EPA on Fuel Economy Standards

HARRISBURG, PA, September 25, 2018 – The Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public meeting in Pittsburgh today regarding a proposal to eliminate fuel economy standards on vehicles; Senator Costa submitted written testimony in opposition as he was unable to...
storm sewer

Senator Costa & Representative Gainey Announce $250,000 in State Grants for Wilkinsburg Water & Sewer Project

PITTSBURGH, PA − September 18, 2018 −Senator Jay Costa and Representative Ed Gainey today announced a state grant award for a water and sewer project in Wilkinsburg. “Access to clean water and a reliable sewer system is something that every citizen of Pennsylvania...


State Legislators to Unveil Policing Legislation

Following the death of Antwon Rose, Jr. earlier this year, and other incidents around the state and nation, state legislators began work on legislation regarding police management and community relations. On Tuesday, they will present the legislation they have drafted and take questions from press.


The Wall of Faces

In the 43rd

Senator Costa is touring new businesses, meeting with established business owners, and checking out the notable institutions of the 43rd District. Come along in this web series, In The 43rd!
Real Id Act

Real ID Act

Beginning October 1, 2020, Pennsylvanians will need a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license, photo ID card, or another form of federally-acceptable identification (such as a valid passport or military ID) to board a domestic commercial flight or enter a federal building or military installation that requires ID.

ALCOSAN's Clean Water Assistance Fund

The Allegheny County Sanitary Authority has created the Clean Water Assistance Fund to help families pay their sewage treatment bills. This program serves low-income residential customers in the 83 municipalities that ALCOSAN serves. It is administered by Dollar Energy Fund.


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Pennsylvania Legislative Arts and Culture Caucus


The Pennsylvania Arts and Culture Caucus, a bi-cameral, bi-partisan caucus, was established in October 2012 with the purpose of providing caucus members access to the latest research, education and policy developments on arts and culture.  Additionally we support caucus members in their efforts to draft and pass legislation that advances arts, culture, and tourism in the Commonwealth.

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